Trade overviews

  • Biomass Exchange review – August 2019

    Biomass Exchange review – August 2019

    2019-09-15

    Prices of woodchips in August drop to reach the 2016 prices In August, the turnover of the Baltpool Biomass Exchange decreased by 45% compared to July – from EUR 4.98 million to EUR 2.729 million. Similarly to July, the turnover dropped due to the decreased activity related to preparations for the winter season. Lithuanian heat suppliers have already secured the supply of 50.15% of the biomass required for the winter season under long-term contracts. It should also be noted that

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  • Biomass exchange review – June 2019

    Biomass exchange review – June 2019

    2019-07-31

    The turnover of BALTPOOL biomass exchange decreased by almost one third (29%) from EUR 13.02 million to EUR 9.18 million in June compared to May. This was due to the fact that most heat suppliers have already secured part of the biomass required for the heating season under long-term contracts concluded in May. Contracts concluded for the next heating season in June and earlier make up to 42 percent of the amount of biomass needed for the coming heating season. Correspondingly, sales

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  • Biomass exchange review – May 2019

    Biomass exchange review – May 2019

    2019-06-21

    Buyers already purchased 40% of biomass required for the next heating season at BALTPOOL biomass exchange. In preparation for the next heating season, heat producers have already purchased about 40% (37.9%) of biomass required for the next winter season at BALTPOOL biomass exchange. Most biomass purchased under long-term contracts was ensured by Šiauliai (74%), Klaipėda (64%), Panevėžys (60%), and Utena (51%) counties. “The trade of long-term contracts shows a record activity during the off-season in market. It’s only a middle

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  • APRIL 2019 ENERGY EXCHANGE: TRADE OVERVIEW

    APRIL 2019 ENERGY EXCHANGE: TRADE OVERVIEW

    2019-05-22

    The turnover of BALTPOOL biomass exchange in April was 50% greater than in March The turnover of BALTPOOL Biomass Exchange increased by 50% in April compared to March, from EUR 4.2 million to EUR 6.35 million. One of the main reasons for this increase was doubled sales of biomass under one-month contracts, from EUR 0.88 million to EUR 1.61 million, and tripled sales under three-month and half-year contracts, from EUR 0.47 million to 1.50 million. The total amount of wood chips sold in April was 46 370 TOE, i.e. 57% greater than

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  • Biomass exchange review – March 2019

    Biomass exchange review – March 2019

    2019-04-17

    The turnover of BALTPOOL biomass exchange increased by one quarter to EUR 4.2 million in March. The total turnover of the biomass exchange increased by 26 percent to EUR 4.2 million in March compared to February. In the first month of the spring, heat producers rushed to make sure they would not run out of biomass in the summer and concluded long-term contracts for the amount 68 percent higher than in February (EUR 1.35 million). “The value growth of long-term

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